Physical Therapy Assistant Guide

Welcome to the PTA Guide, a physical therapy assistant education & career resource. We have everything you need to become a licensed PTA in your state. A few of the helpful things that you'll find here are information resources by state such as tools and info on PTA Schools, PTA license requirements, PTA Jobs, PTA salary data for states & major cities.
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PTA in Arkansas

PTA Licensing in Arkansas
All PTA licensing in Arkansas is regulated by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Arkansas.

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Arkansas?
Complete Accredited PTA ProgramYes
Send Official Transcript directly from Accredited PTA Program to State PT BoardYes
Mail passport style photo to State PT Board (part of License Application)Yes
Complete PTA License ApplicationYes
Pay non-refundable application feeYes, $110
Pass jurisprudence examYes
Pay jurisprudence exam feeYes, $10
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

Arkansas PTA License Application

Download-PTA-Application-IconFor detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Arkansas, see the board’s Application form. To download the form, right click the icon to the right and then click on “Save As” to save the PDF file.

Arkansas PTA Board Contact Info

9 Shackleford Plaza, Suite 3
Little Rock, AR 72211
Phone Numbers and Email
(501) 228-7100

Why Be a PTA in Arkansas?

Arkansas is a great state for PTAs with 4 accredited PTA Programs available. There are also many jobs and salaries range from $40,000 to $49,000 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapy assistant in Arkansas by clicking the links below.

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1) Click on any schools below to learn more about their programs
2) Under “Program of Interest” choose “Physical Therapist Assistant” or another degree of interest